3 hrs ago | MSNBC
Researchers believe new findings about the curious locomotion of fire ants could give engineers lessons for building automated search-and-rescue robots designed to hunt for human victims trapped underground.
3 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Sens. Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe, both Republicans, have consistently voted against funding disaster aid for other parts of the country.
3 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Laborers digging a water ditch just 200 yards from a former US Special Forces outpost in Afghanistan have discovered the body of a missing Afghan man, Sayid Mohammad, who was last seen being taken to the base after being taken into custody by men associated with the US military.
4 hrs ago | The Nation
Many heroes asserted themselves in Oklahoma yesterday, from the first responders digging through the rubble for survivors, to the teachers who shielded children from the massive tornado that touched down as the school day was ending.
9 hrs ago | Democratic Underground Latest Breakin...
Source: Associated Press May 20, 1:25 PM EDT Angry mob pelts man thought to be sex attacker By STEVEN K. PAULSON Associated Press DENVER -- Residents angry that police had not warned them about sex assaults of children took matters into their own hands, chasing down a man they thought was the attacker, pelting him with rocks and leaving him with a ... (more)
13 hrs ago | Democratic Underground Latest Breakin...
Source: CBS News Another tornado touched down near Oklahoma City and is moving northeast, the National Weather Service confirmed, bringing more dangerous weather that has already claimed the lives of two people since Sunday.
13 hrs ago | Common Dreams
A child is pulled from the rubble of the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., and passed along to rescuers Monday, May 20, 2013.
14 hrs ago | National Public Radio
There is word of another controversial leak investigation by the Department of Justice.
14 hrs ago | Democratic Underground Latest Breakin...
Source: From KFOR TV, Oklahoma City MOORE, Okla. - Officials have confirmed at least 91 people have been killed in the Moore tornado Monday.
Extremist radio host Pete Santilli is defending and reiterating his inflammatory attacks on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, stating on his program that he wants "to shoot her in the vagina and let her suffer right before my eyes." In a May 17 rant captured by Right Wing Watch, Santilli called for the Bush family and President Obama to be ... (more)
Fox News distorted remarks from White House Senior Adviser Dan Pfeiffer to falsely claim the Obama administration felt recent controversies involving the IRS and the attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, were "irrelevant." Pfeiffer's full comments made clear, however, that the administration felt the IRS targeting particular ... (more)
If there are possible legal grounds for drone assassinations based on the White Paper, then these are post hoc ergo propter hoc confirmations of a fait accompli .
Sen. Rand Paul continued with his charges from earlier this week that former Sec.
Providing further evidence that Iraq is already experiencing the violence of a civil war, multiple bombings in two major cities on Monday killed dozens of people and injured many more.
President Barack Obama told students at Morehouse College: 'My whole life, I've tried to be what my father wasn't for my mother and me.' Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA President Barack Obama complained on Sunday that partisan battles in Washington are holding back stronger US economic growth as he tried to recover from one of the most difficult ... (more)
A nuclear-armed Iran would not pose a fundamental threat to the United States and its regional allies like Israel and the Gulf Arab monarchies, according to a new report released here Friday by the Rand Corporation.
A drone flying over southern Yemen bombed a passenger van on Saturday, killing at least four people and wounding several others, a local official said .